Jedrick Wills has been named the Week 10 Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week, marking just the fourth time in the 18-year history of the award that it as gone to an offensive lineman, and the first time in seven years (D.J. Fluker was the last OL to win it, in 2013).
Justin Thomas was confirmed as a participant in next month’s PNC Championship, where he’ll team with his father, Mike Thomas. The PNC Championship, formerly known as the PNC Father/Son Challenge, features parent/child teams facing off over two days. Recent Alabama participants include Jerry Pate, who was paired with his daughter Jenni last year, and Dru Love, who with his father Davis won the challenge a few years back.
More recaps from the Pelicans’ pick of Kira Lewis. Here, Lewis did an interview with Huntsville media. Also, the Pelicans’ media site did a round-up of draft reviews and found the reaction to be overwhelmingly favorable. And the Times-Picayune looks at the hard work Lewis has put in to get this far.
Alexa Guarachi and Desirae Krawczyk are nominated for WTA Doubles Team of the Year. It’s a forgone conclusion that Mladenovic / Babos win will the award (they won two of the three grand slam titles), but it’s a huge honor for Guarachi to be in the discussion.
Here’s an early look at who might be suitors for signing JaMychal Green now that he’s a free agent.
Ronnie Harrison is emerging as a leader on Cleveland’s defense.
A couple of Bronco greats look at why Jerry Jeudy is such a good route-runner.
Stephanie Meadow equaled the day’s low round of 65 at the Pelican Women’s Championship. She sits at T-3rd, two strokes back, after two rounds.
Some reminders of Thanksgiving outreach coming up in the next few days. JaMychal Green’s Thanksgiving dinner giveaway is tomorrow at the Hayneville Road Community Center in Montgomery from 11:00-3:00.
Shaun Dion Hamilton’s Thanksgiving dinner giveaway, which will be next Wednesday at Martha’s Place in Montgomery, will now provide 500 meals, thanks to one of Hamilton’s teammates.
Rashaan Evans paid visits to a couple of Middle Tennessee schools earlier this week.
Kenyan Drake teamed with Honey Baked Hams to host a Thanksgiving celebration for the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley in Arizona today.
- Bo Scarbrough – reverted back to the Seattle practice squad.
Friday Practice Report
- Did Not Practice – Ryan Anderson (knee), Cole Mazza (illness),
- Limited Participation – Da’Shawn Hand (groin), Calvin Ridley (foot), Irv Smith (groin), Mack Wilson (hip).
- Full Participation – Tony Brown (foot), Isaiah Buggs (ankle), Damien Harris (ankle, chest), Jerry Jeudy (ankle), Cam Robinson (shoulder), J.K. Scott (back), Tua Tagovailoa (foot), Jonah Williams (stinger), Quinnen Williams (hamstring).
Week 11 Game Status Report
- Questionable – Da’Shawn Hand (groin), Damien Harris (ankle, chest), Cole Mazza (illness), Irv Smith (groin), Mack Wilson (hip).
- Doubtful – N/A
- Out – Ryan Anderson (knee).
GOLF Pelican Women’s Championship Rd 2: Stephanie Meadow – 69-65, -6, T3 (2 shots back) Cheyenne Knight – 70-70, E, T19 Kristen Gillman – 70-71, +1, T25 Lauren Stephenson – 76-71, +7, cut Emma Talley – 76-71, +7, cut RSM Classic Rd 2: Robby Shelton - 78-70, +6, cut